May – Can you spare a rib?

Here I am, writing a blog post the night we cooked something, and in the right month! Doing so good! Our May meal—grilled ribs with steamed zucchini and squash and baked beans—was definitely a winner, and we will be making it again, with some adjustments. Zeus bought a giant slab or ribs during his last…

Roberts Go to NOLA

In lieu of an April meal, which we didn’t cook because we weren’t home for half the month, I’m going to share our recent trip to New Orleans with you all. We drove up on Thursday and stayed with some friends of ours who lives there, Nigel and Laura. We met Nigel when he was a server…

February – Stuffed Full of Peppers

It’s March 10, but I promise this meal was made in February. I’ve just been too lazy/busy to write the blog about it. This month’s choice was one of those what-do-I-already-have-in-my-fridge/pantry-because-I’m-not-leaving-the-house-today type of meals. It was a lazy Sunday (and it was awesome). We had a bag of 4 bell peppers, Zeus had already thawed out some bison…

January – Say Cheesy One-Pot Pasta

Politics, religion, and the state of the world right now may divide us, but if there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s food. Zeus and I love food, and love discovering new things, so this new year brings 12 new recipes! Hopefully. Last year I doubled up a few times so we made…

It’s a Bit Chili Out

I mentioned in the last post that our meal of the month for October was Chili, but I forgot to take pictures of it, so I made it again last Friday (the last Friday of 2016). Friday was one of the only cold days of 2016, and I took advantage of it so Zeus would actually want…

December – Hashbrown Casserole for Christmas

So now that all our vacation posts are done, I shall return to our meals of the month and farm bags. The last time I posted about a meal was a few months ago, but we did make chili in October; I just didn’t take any pictures of it. I was 2 votes away from winning…

Munich – The Last Stop

It’s now Christmas Eve, 3 months after our trip and I’m just not getting around to writing about Munich. Forgive me if this post isn’t as detailed; it’s been a while. Luckily, the pictures help me remember anything I might have forgotten. Munich was the primary destination of this trip, the home of the world’s largest…

I <3 Prague

Prague, oh beautiful Prague. Where do I even start? This was probably my favorite destination of the trip, and I cannot wait to go back one day. A few highlights of why: the architecture is stunning (no surprise there really), there are hills that add some more depth to the skyline, and the food is…

Cologne – Our First German Stop

I’ve studied a lot of art history and architecture throughout my schooling. I’ve always been fascinated by architecture and design, even have a degree in interior design. One of the places that came up so often in my studies was the Cologne Cathedral, a breathtaking display of gothic architecture that took hundreds of years to…

Brussels – Waffles, Fries, Beer, & the Grand Place

Last Christmas, Google did a good time fun thing for the holidays–their Christmas “Village.” Each day, a new game or learning experience would be available. One of those days was focused on Christmas celebrations around the world, with pictures of famous decorations, lights, shopping villages, and the like. One of them was the Grand Place…

Amsterdam – The City of Pancakes & Canals

For the past two and a half days, we’ve been touring the beautiful city of Amsterdam. The weather was wonderful, around 75-80 every day with a pretty constant breeze. The downside is that we didn’t have air conditioning in our hostel, so that was different. But most nights, it cooled down to the 60s so…

A Tale of Two Crockpot Meals

Preparing for a big vacation means trying to save money, and one of the easiest ways to do that is by not eating out. But eating out is so much easier than cooking, so how do you solve that problem? Crockpot meals of course! One crockpot meal can produce enough food for a week of leftovers…